Grover, Colorado
Town of Grover[1]
County Road 120 3/4, Grover
County Road 120 3/4, Grover's main street.
Location of the Town of Grover in Weld County, Colorado.
Location of the Town of Grover in Weld County, Colorado.
Grover is located in the United States
Grover
Grover
Location of the Town of Grover in the United States.
Coordinates: 40°52′6″N 104°13′34″W / 40.86833°N 104.22611°W / 40.86833; -104.22611Coordinates: 40°52′6″N 104°13′34″W / 40.86833°N 104.22611°W / 40.86833; -104.22611
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyWeld County[1]
Incorporated (town)October 6, 1916[2]
Government
 • TypeStatutory town[1]
Area
 • Total0.595 sq mi (1.542 km2)
 • Land0.595 sq mi (1.542 km2)
 • Water0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2)
Elevation5,075 ft (1,547 m)
Population
 • Total157
 • Density264/sq mi (102/km2)
 • Metro
328,981
 • CSA
3,623,560 (17th)
 • Front Range
5,055,344
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
ZIP code[5]
80729
Area code(s)970
FIPS code08-33310
GNIS feature ID0201968

The Town of Grover is a Statutory Town located in Weld County, Colorado, United States.[1] The town population was 157 at the 2020 United States Census, a 14.60% increase since the 2010 United States Census.[3] Grover is a part of the Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Front Range Urban Corridor.

Geography

Grover is located at 40°52′6″N 104°13′34″W / 40.86833°N 104.22611°W / 40.86833; -104.22611 (40.868393, -104.226126).[6]

At the 2020 United States Census, the town had a total area of 381 acres (1.542 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920195
1930165−15.4%
1940137−17.0%
19501466.6%
1960133−8.9%
1970121−9.0%
198015830.6%
1990135−14.6%
200015313.3%
2010137−10.5%
202015714.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 153 people, 78 households, and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 304.7 people per square mile (118.1/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 169.3 per square mile (65.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.08% White, 1.96% African American, 1.31% Native American, 0.65% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population.

There were 78 households, out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 57.7% were non-families. 52.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 26.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 26.1% under the age of 18, 1.3% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,679, and the median income for a family was $18,438. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,342. About 36.0% of families and 45.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 71.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.0% of those 65 or over.

Allusions in literature

Grover Depot
Grover Depot

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Active Colorado Municipalities". Colorado Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved October 18, 2021.
  2. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02.
  3. ^ a b c d "Decennial Census P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data". United States Census Bureau, United States Department of Commerce. August 12, 2021. Retrieved October 6, 2021.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 4, 2010. Retrieved September 27, 2007.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ Grover Station Archived 2006-09-19 at the Wayback Machine, Willa Cather, 1900